The Role of History in Latin American Philosophy

The Role of History in Latin American Philosophy : Contemporary Perspectives

2.5 (2 ratings by Goodreads)
Other adaptation by  , Other adaptation by  , Edited by  , Edited by 

List price: US$64.99

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This book brings the history of Latin American philosophy to an English-speaking audience through the prominent voices of Mauricio Beuchot, Horacio Cerutti-Guldberg, María Luisa Femenías, Jorge J. E. Gracia, Oscar R. Martí, León Olivé, Carlos Pereda, and Eduardo Rabossi. They argue that Spanish is not a philosophically irrelevant language and that there are original positions to be found in the work of Latin American philosophers.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 079146427X
  • 9780791464274

Review quote

Part I of the book looks at why the history of philosophy has not developed in Latin America. A range of theoretical issues are explored, each focusing on specific problems that have hindered the development of a solid history. Part II details the complex task of writing a history of philosophy for a region still haunted by the specter of colonialism.
show more

About Rosemary Geisdorfer Feal

Arleen Salles is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art, Music, and Philosophy at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York.

Elizabeth Millán-Zaibert is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University and the coeditor (with Jorge J. E. Gracia) of Latin American Philosophy for the 21st Century: The Human Condition, Values, and the Search for Identity.
show more

Rating details

2 ratings
2.5 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 0% (0)
3 50% (1)
2 50% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X